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Barbara Kissinger

1952 ~ 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old

Barbara Kissinger Obituary

Barbara Ann Kissinger R.N., B.S.N, age 70, of Maywood, NJ, passed away peacefully on Wednesday 1/25/2023. Barbara was born on Tuesday, November 4th, 1952, to Margaret and Gilbert Hognell.

Barbara graduated from North Bergen High School before attending and receiving her nursing degree from Holy Name Hospital, in Teaneck, NJ. She would work at Holy Name Hospital for twenty-five years in various nursing capacities as well as Hamilton Plaza in Passaic, NJ. In addition to her love for nursing, she loved doing arts and crafts with her children and grandchildren. Barbara had a special place in her heart for her partner Jim Kissinger, her children, her grandchildren, and all of her nieces and nephews. 

Barbara is survived by her life partner, Jim Kissinger, her children, Kerri Ann (Iloski), James Kissinger and his fiancé Heather Santostefano, and Andrew Kissinger and his wife Crystal (Alvarez), her three grandchildren, Lily Iloski, Emmett Kissinger, and Savannah Kissinger, her sister Marie DeOrio and her husband Michael DeOrio, her nieces and nephews, Melissa, Michael, Angela, Daniel, Paul, and Maria, her pets Lisa, Teddy and Tebow. Barbara was preceded in death by both of her parents, Margaret and Gilbert Hognell, and her son-in-law Naumce Iloski.


In lieu of flowers donations to Tunnel2 Towers Foundation or St Jude's Hospital, both of which Barbara supported. 

Please join us in a mass to celebrate her life on Friday, February 10, 2023 at 10am, at Our Lady of Peace, 400 Maywood Ave, Maywood, NJ 07607 


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